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Author: Kevin Woodley

Changes inside and out Vasilevskiy’s new color-change mask

Andrei Vasilevskiy will have a new color-change mask in time for his first NHL All-Star Game, but you’ll have to look closely to find the differences, inside and out, from his old one. Vasilevskiy asked his painter, Sylvie Marsolais of Sylabrush, to continue the themes of his masks from past seasons, featuring a mixture of palm trees and lightning bolts, an electrically charged lion as the primary image on the forehead and top, and a mixture of symbols from his native Russia. “We added more details to the lion, Russian emblem and around the Bolts name,” Marsolais said. “The...

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Carey Price talks skate, stance and pad changes

Montreal Canadiens star Carey Price caught the attention of the goaltending world when he returned from injury in late November wearing his familiar Graf cowlings underneath his custom-made VH Footwear boot instead of the Bauer Vertexx Edge holder that he started the season with. It marked the second straight season Price switched from a taller, player-style holder back to the old-school Graf cowling. Don’t expect to see him in anything else anytime soon – maybe ever. “I don’t think I will ever try anything else again for the rest of my career,” Price told InGoal Magazine. “I just feel...

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Blackhawks Glass talks about path, keys to winning NHL debut at 32

On the eve of winning his NHL debut at the age of 32 on Friday, Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Jeff Glass confidently told InGoal Magazine that he has never felt better about his game. As for the reason why, look no further than the change in how NHL organizations approach the position compared to when Glass made his professional debut in the Ottawa Senators system way back in 2005-06. Glass was fresh off winning a gold medal with Canada at the World Junior Championships and being named the Western Hockey League and Canadian Hockey League Goaltender of the Year in...

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Hellebuyck (+ his dog) lead goalies into Movember

Winnipeg Jets goalie Connor Hellebuyck is off to a hot start this season but with the calendar turning he isn’t worried about a “lip sweater” getting in the way under his mask, pledging his support to the annual moustache-growing Movember campaign in this video: Connor Hellebuyck for men’s health — @MovemberCA #LipSweaters #BushyTailSquirrels #HockeyFightsCancer #GoJetsGo — Alpha Hockey Inc. (@alphahockey) November 4, 2017 It’s hard not to love this, and not just because of the money- and awareness-raising involved for men’s health and encouraging guys to take the proper steps for early cancer detection and prevention. In...

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Goalie world mourns passing of mask maker Gary Warwick Sr.

The bond between hockey players and their equipment has always run deeper for goaltenders, so it was no surprise some of the best to play the position reached out immediately to share their thoughts and memories after the passing of long-time mask maker Gary Warwick Sr. on Wednesday. The devastating news broke on a Facebook post from Gary’s son, Gary Warwick Jr, that his father has passed away after a battle with heart and kidney problems at the age of 73: By the time news of Warwick Sr. passing reached the InGoal offices, it was already early evening but...

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